VIDEO: Advertiser editor hands in Get Ilkeston Back on Track petition at Downing Street

ADVERTISER editor Peter Hemmett has handed the 1,564 signatures collected by the paper for its Get Ilkeston Back on Track campaign in at Downing Street this afternoon.

With Erewash MP Jessica Lee by his side he knocked on the famous black door of number ten and gave in the petition.

Advertiser editor Peter Hemmett and Erewash MP Jessica Lee hand over the 'Get Ilkeston Back On Track' petition to 10 Downing Street.

Advertiser editor Peter Hemmett and Erewash MP Jessica Lee hand over the 'Get Ilkeston Back On Track' petition to 10 Downing Street.

He said: “Our campaign has had an incredibly positive response from people in Ilkeston and the surrounding areas, now all we can hope is that it recieves the same from those who can make the train station a reality for our town.”